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02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!

Time to make a rocket.. out of that.
#1

Time to make a rocket.. out of that.

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Thu Feb 2 20:21:05 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 1600
Tags make, time
Instructions ready
#2

Instructions ready

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/2.2
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Thu Feb 2 20:23:27 2012
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 250
Tags instructions, ready
Neil tried to remember what he learned about rockets.. which isn't much
#3

Neil tried to remember what he learned about rockets.. which isn't much

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/2.2
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 19:37:40 2012
Exposure 1/15s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 800
Tags isn, learned, much, neil, remember, tried
The firing device
#4

The firing device

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/4
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 19:41:24 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 25mm (Effective 40.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags device, firing
Buzz is ridiculous
#5

Buzz is ridiculous

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/2
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 19:52:46 2012
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 1600
Tags buzz, ridiculous
Why is he sitting like this??
#6

Why is he sitting like this??

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/1.8
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 19:53:01 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 800
Tags like, sitting, this
First step.. glue these parts together
#7

First step.. glue these parts together

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 19:57:51 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 800
Tags first, glue, parts, together
Glued!
#8

Glued!

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/4.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 20:02:53 2012
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 34mm (Effective 54.4mm)
ISO 800
Tags glued
Prepping the nosecone for painting
#9

Prepping the nosecone for painting

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/2.2
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 20:14:57 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 50mm (Effective 80.0mm)
ISO 800
Tags nosecone, painting, prepping
Time for a little nighttime spray painting
#10

Time for a little nighttime spray painting

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 20:25:40 2012
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 400
Tags little, nighttime, painting, spray, time
In the meantime, I've glued the base into the cardboard tube and am letting it dry
#11

In the meantime, I've glued the base into the cardboard tube and am letting it dry

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 20:47:15 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 640
Tags base, cardboard, dry, glued, i, letting, meantime, tube
Painting the fins. If I were doing this properly I would've used a primer first so it didn't look like crap.
#12

Painting the fins. If I were doing this properly I would've used a primer first so it didn't look like crap.

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/4.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 21:24:52 2012
Exposure 1/13s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 29mm (Effective 46.4mm)
ISO 1600
Tags didn, first, like, look, painting, primer, properly, used, would
This is how I painted the nosecone without getting (much) paint on the porch
#13

This is how I painted the nosecone without getting (much) paint on the porch

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 21:25:31 2012
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 1600
Tags getting, much, nosecone, paint, painted, porch, without
Paint!
#14

Paint!

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/4.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 22:14:30 2012
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 32mm (Effective 51.2mm)
ISO 1600
Tags paint
A lot of paint just went flying away on the wind
#15

A lot of paint just went flying away on the wind

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/4.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 22:15:54 2012
Exposure 1/10s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 32mm (Effective 51.2mm)
ISO 1600
Tags away, flying, lot, paint, went, wind
Holding the two halfs together
#16

Holding the two halfs together

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Fri Feb 3 22:22:36 2012
Exposure 1/10s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 400
Tags halfs, holding, together, two
In the morning, this is what the nose cone and fins looked like. Not great, but not bad!
#17

In the morning, this is what the nose cone and fins looked like. Not great, but not bad!

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Sat Feb 4 09:48:22 2012
Exposure 1/10s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 400
Tags bad, cone, fins, great, looked, morning, nose
If you look carefully you can see where the paint missed the cardboard.. oops.
#18

If you look carefully you can see where the paint missed the cardboard.. oops.

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Sat Feb 4 09:48:49 2012
Exposure 1/250s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 200
Tags carefully, look, missed, paint, see
The fins are now in place!
#19

The fins are now in place!

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Sat Feb 4 09:57:40 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 20mm (Effective 32.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags fins, place
Looks like a rocket to me!
#20

Looks like a rocket to me!

Collection 02/04/12 - Building a model rocket! Pretty simple stuff, but fun!
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi
Captured Sat Feb 4 10:08:16 2012
Exposure 1/25s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 18mm (Effective 28.8mm)
ISO 640
Tags like, looks, me, rocket
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